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Is Cyber-Squatting on ENS Names Illegal and What Does This Mean to the Ethereum Ecosystem and ENS-Name Squatters? Part One

While ENS cyber-squatting is most likely actionable under the same laws that protect domain names in DNS registration, ENS’s decentralized nature and Ethereum wallet addresses’ pseudonymity will inhibit the legal system’s effectiveness and possibly hinder the tech’s mainstream adoption.

State Lawmakers Increasing Their Focus on Virtual Currency and Blockchain Technology

In 2017, multiple state legislatures have taken action reflecting their recognition of the potential impact of virtual currency and blockchain technology. These actions have ranged from requests for further information regarding the technology to an active debate regarding a specific use case.

Is Cyber-Squatting on ENS Names Illegal and What Does This Mean to the Ethereum Ecosystem and ENS-Name Squatters? Part Three

While ENS cyber-squatting is most likely actionable under the same laws that protect domain names in DNS registration, ENS’s decentralized nature and Ethereum wallet addresses’ pseudonymity will inhibit the legal system’s effectiveness and possibly hinder the tech’s mainstream adoption.

Is Cyber-Squatting on ENS Names Illegal and What Does This Mean to the Ethereum Ecosystem and ENS-Name Squatters? Part Two

While ENS cyber-squatting is most likely actionable under the same laws that protect domain names in DNS registration, ENS’s decentralized nature and Ethereum wallet addresses’ pseudonymity will inhibit the legal system’s effectiveness and possibly hinder the tech’s mainstream adoption.

The Federal Government Needs to Take Action to Prevent the U.S. from Falling Further Behind in Blockchain Innovation

As virtual currency/blockchain technology and its use cases continue to develop rapidly, all eyes are on regulators who are tasked with determining how best to police this burgeoning industry. Many countries have addressed this new technology by creating regulatory sandboxes and promulgating new legislation. In the United States, the federal government has been very slow to act in this arena, while states struggle to enact laws that maintain an appropriate balance between fostering innovation and protecting consumers. As a result, many countries are viewed as more hospitable to the virtual currency/blockchain industry, particularly with respect to fintech.

Polish Virtual Currency Community Proposes Best Practices for Entrepreneurs

The Polish virtual currency and blockchain community has compiled a set of best practices in an effort to create unified standards with the aim of allowing this burgeoning technology to reach its full potential.

Proposed Amendments Would Modernize Corporate Recordkeeping Through Blockchain Technology

Newly proposed amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL) would allow corporations to use blockchain based technology for corporate recordkeeping. If these amendments are approved and enacted, the DGCL will streamline and modernize the way corporations maintain records.